Making a difference through green mobility and transport

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#IWTS 2.0: Unlocking the potential of waterways 

Using smaller barges for goods transport along waterways can reduce transport emissions. #IWTS 2.0 addresses barriers and builds capacities for using waterways more extensively. 

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ART-Forum: Navigating automated transport

ART-Forum helps public authorities to plan for automation in transport. The partners map the risks and opportunities, and explore how automated transport can be part of a greener, safer, and more sustainable society. 

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AVATAR: Designing vanguard vessels for good(s)

AVATAR supports the evolution of smaller zero emission, automated vessels. The innovative vessels are designed for sustainable transport of goods and waste along waterways.



BITS: Getting into a higher gear for cycling

Cycling saves 16 million CO2 emissions per year in Europe, but the potential is much larger. To get people out on their bikes, BITS uses data and ICT to remove obstacles and ease the cycling experience. 

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G-PaTRA: Greening passenger transport in rural areas

Citizens living in the countryside are lacking green transport options. G-PaTRA has set out to change that, trialling new solutions such as ride-share schemes and public transport fuelled by hydrogen or electricity. 

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HyTrEc2: Stimulating a green hydrogen economy

Hydrogen produced from wind and solar power makes a nearly carbon-free transport fuel. HyTrEc2 is blazing the trails, from fuel production to vehicle design and upskilling of the supply chain workforce. 

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MOVE: Moving cars off the road in the countryside

People in rural areas are often excluded from shared mobility schemes and green public transport options. MOVE's inventive pilots are designed to reduce car usage by offering attractive, green alternatives.

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North Sea CONNECT: Linking the hinterland
The project seeks to complement the TEN-T core transport axes by enhancing intermodal transport in the hinterland. The aim is to secure smart and green intermodal options. 

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PAV: Planning for autonomous vechicles

Autonomous driving is on the rise and set to become the future. PAV helps cities to plan well for this new technology and ensure it becomes an integral part of spatial planning. 

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SEEV4-City: Powering up V2G for a greener future

SEEV4-City promoted electric vehicles powered by solar and wind combined with Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) solutions. The highly convincing trial results are now being scaled up in in North Sea Region and beyond. 

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SHARE-North: Promoting shared mobility

Why own your own car, when it is so cool and easy to use shared vehicles? SHARE-North combines untraditional communication and events with careful city planning to move cars off the road with shared mobility.

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Stronger Combined: Steering towards combined mobility in rural areas

The project supports greener mobility in rural areas through combining several transport modes and public services. Based on pilots, Stronger Combined develops validated service concepts and addresses governance issues for rural mobility. 

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SURFLOGH: Greening the last mile in urban freight delivery

Moving goods in and out of cities typically generates lots of traffic, pollution, and noise. SURFLOGH makes urban freight transport greener and more efficient through smart logistics hubs and shared solutions. 



WASP: Setting sail towards greener shipping

WASP promotes wind-assisted shipping in a bid to reduce the emissions of sea shipping. The strong North Sea winds offer a perfect test bed for the modern, high-tech equivalent of sails. 

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